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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 24 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
24 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 157 191 136
Rank change year-on-year +34 -55 +77
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,781 541 208
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 2.48% 1.71% 2.25%
As % of the General category 3.91% 3.39% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 914 367 135
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £67,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 45,607 15,948 4,361
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 63.42% 50.55% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 24,632 12,324 3,550
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - -4.35%
75th Percentile £79,600 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Legal
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Legal trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legal
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Legal.

Legal salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Legal
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Legal over the 6 months to 24 May 2022.

Legal salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 24 May 2022, Legal job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Legal.

1 734 (41.21%) Agile
2 698 (39.19%) Finance
3 478 (26.84%) Social Skills
4 336 (18.87%) Azure
5 313 (17.57%) Software Engineering
6 308 (17.29%) AWS
7 304 (17.07%) Microsoft
8 283 (15.89%) Degree
9 271 (15.22%) SQL
10 238 (13.36%) React
11 214 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
12 211 (11.85%) JavaScript
13 210 (11.79%) Marketing
13 210 (11.79%) DevOps
14 209 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
15 205 (11.51%) Law
16 201 (11.29%) Java
17 195 (10.95%) Project Management
17 195 (10.95%) Mentoring
17 195 (10.95%) User Experience
18 194 (10.89%) Information Security
19 191 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
20 190 (10.67%) Analytics
21 187 (10.50%) Python
22 182 (10.22%) Kubernetes
23 174 (9.77%) Public Sector
23 174 (9.77%) Full Stack Development
24 165 (9.26%) Decision-Making
25 163 (9.15%) Risk Management
26 162 (9.10%) .NET

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.20%) Cloud Foundry
3 35 (1.97%) Apache
4 30 (1.68%) Apache Spark
5 24 (1.35%) Confluence
6 23 (1.29%) Ethereum
7 22 (1.24%) CMS
7 22 (1.24%) OpenZeppelin
8 15 (0.84%) MS Exchange
9 13 (0.73%) IIS
10 10 (0.56%) SAS
11 8 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 8 (0.45%) Hyperledger
12 6 (0.34%) WordPress
13 5 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 4 (0.22%) Apache Solr
15 3 (0.17%) Jupyter
15 3 (0.17%) nginx
16 2 (0.11%) WebLogic
17 1 (0.056%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 75 (4.21%) Microsoft Office
2 71 (3.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (0.90%) Sketch
5 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.73%) Adobe XD
6 13 (0.73%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.51%) InVision
8 8 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
10 5 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 4 (0.22%) Acrobat
12 3 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
12 3 (0.17%) Camtasia
12 3 (0.17%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.17%) RoboHelp
13 2 (0.11%) Zeplin
14 1 (0.056%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.056%) InfoPath
14 1 (0.056%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.34%) SAP CO
1 6 (0.34%) SAP FI
1 6 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
2 5 (0.28%) Elite 3E
2 5 (0.28%) Visualfiles
3 4 (0.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (0.22%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.11%) Carpe Diem
6 1 (0.056%) CaseMap
6 1 (0.056%) Distributed Ledger
6 1 (0.056%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.056%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.056%) PeopleSoft Financials
6 1 (0.056%) R3 Corda
6 1 (0.056%) Relativity
6 1 (0.056%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.056%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.056%) Shopify
6 1 (0.056%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 336 (18.87%) Azure
2 308 (17.29%) AWS
3 142 (7.97%) Microsoft 365
4 103 (5.78%) SaaS
5 101 (5.67%) Serverless
6 94 (5.28%) GCP
7 82 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
8 79 (4.44%) Power Platform
9 77 (4.32%) PaaS
10 76 (4.27%) GitHub
11 75 (4.21%) IaaS
12 67 (3.76%) Amazon ECS
13 66 (3.71%) Amazon EC2
14 62 (3.48%) Cloud Computing
15 61 (3.43%) Heroku
16 51 (2.86%) AWS CloudFormation
17 47 (2.64%) Amazon S3
18 43 (2.41%) Figma
19 39 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
20 37 (2.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (2.70%) Firewall
2 38 (2.13%) DNS
2 38 (2.13%) WAN
3 34 (1.91%) LAN
4 32 (1.80%) Internet
5 23 (1.29%) Network Security
5 23 (1.29%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.29%) Wi-Fi
6 19 (1.07%) DHCP
7 18 (1.01%) Kerberos
8 16 (0.90%) HTTP
9 15 (0.84%) VLAN
10 13 (0.73%) NetScaler
10 13 (0.73%) Wireless
11 10 (0.56%) Intranet
11 10 (0.56%) VPN
12 8 (0.45%) SNMP
12 8 (0.45%) VoIP
13 7 (0.39%) MPLS
13 7 (0.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 66 (3.71%) Power BI
3 64 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
4 59 (3.31%) PostgreSQL
5 52 (2.92%) Amazon RDS
6 49 (2.75%) Data Lake
7 45 (2.53%) MySQL
8 35 (1.97%) Relational Database
9 34 (1.91%) Tableau
10 30 (1.68%) Hadoop
11 24 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (1.12%) NoSQL
13 18 (1.01%) Geospatial Data
14 16 (0.90%) Azure SQL Database
14 16 (0.90%) Big Data
15 10 (0.56%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 6 (0.34%) Metadata
17 6 (0.34%) RDBMS
18 5 (0.28%) Looker
Development Applications
1 119 (6.68%) Git (software)
2 103 (5.78%) JIRA
3 49 (2.75%) Jenkins
4 22 (1.24%) Maven
5 21 (1.18%) Cypress.io
6 18 (1.01%) GitLab
7 16 (0.90%) CircleCI
8 14 (0.79%) JMeter
8 14 (0.79%) NeoLoad
9 13 (0.73%) Team Foundation Server
10 12 (0.67%) LoadRunner
11 10 (0.56%) gulp
11 10 (0.56%) Jasmine
12 9 (0.51%) webpack
13 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 6 (0.34%) Burp Suite
14 6 (0.34%) Firebug
14 6 (0.34%) Mercurial
14 6 (0.34%) Metasploit
14 6 (0.34%) sqlmap
General
1 698 (39.19%) Finance
2 478 (26.84%) Social Skills
3 210 (11.79%) Marketing
4 205 (11.51%) Law
5 191 (10.72%) Analytical Skills
6 174 (9.77%) Public Sector
7 143 (8.03%) Retail
8 117 (6.57%) Banking
9 97 (5.45%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 80 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
11 74 (4.15%) Manufacturing
12 73 (4.10%) Organisational Skills
13 64 (3.59%) Local Government
14 58 (3.26%) Telecoms
15 53 (2.98%) Games
16 49 (2.75%) Influencing Skills
17 44 (2.47%) Financial Institution
18 41 (2.30%) Publishing
19 28 (1.57%) Pharmaceutical
20 25 (1.40%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 198 (11.12%) Analyst
2 189 (10.61%) Developer
3 137 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 114 (6.40%) Project Manager
5 85 (4.77%) Designer
6 78 (4.38%) Product Manager
7 76 (4.27%) Architect
8 74 (4.15%) Senior Software Engineer
9 63 (3.54%) Business Analyst
9 63 (3.54%) IT Manager
10 52 (2.92%) Senior Manager
11 47 (2.64%) Consultant
12 36 (2.02%) Full Stack Developer
12 36 (2.02%) Support Engineer
13 35 (1.97%) .NET Developer
14 30 (1.68%) Security Specialist
14 30 (1.68%) Senior Analyst
15 28 (1.57%) Delivery Manager
15 28 (1.57%) DevOps Engineer
15 28 (1.57%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (13.36%) React
2 162 (9.10%) .NET
3 124 (6.96%) AngularJS
3 124 (6.96%) CSS
4 110 (6.18%) HTML
5 104 (5.84%) Node.js
6 82 (4.60%) REST
7 78 (4.38%) .NET Core
8 66 (3.71%) Redux
9 55 (3.09%) JSON
10 49 (2.75%) RESTful
11 46 (2.58%) Ruby on Rails
12 45 (2.53%) Sinatra
13 42 (2.36%) Vue.js
14 40 (2.25%) ASP.NET
15 37 (2.08%) Web Services
16 34 (1.91%) Kafka
16 34 (1.91%) React Native
17 30 (1.68%) Django
17 30 (1.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 195 (10.95%) User Experience
2 121 (6.79%) Management Information System
3 100 (5.61%) Virtual Team
4 77 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 75 (4.21%) Blockchain
6 65 (3.65%) Mobile App
6 65 (3.65%) Public Cloud
7 50 (2.81%) NHS
8 41 (2.30%) Legacy Systems
9 39 (2.19%) Blog
9 39 (2.19%) Data Centre
10 32 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 30 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
12 28 (1.57%) Cloud Native
13 26 (1.46%) Algorithms
13 26 (1.46%) Web3
14 25 (1.40%) Cyberattack
15 23 (1.29%) PropTech
16 22 (1.24%) NFT
17 21 (1.18%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 147 (8.25%) Windows
2 72 (4.04%) Android
3 66 (3.71%) Apple iOS
4 52 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 36 (2.02%) Windows 10
6 35 (1.97%) Linux
7 18 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.84%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2016
9 10 (0.56%) Windows Server 2019
10 9 (0.51%) CoreOS
11 7 (0.39%) Unix
11 7 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 5 (0.28%) Windows 8
12 5 (0.28%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.22%) VMS
14 3 (0.17%) CentOS
14 3 (0.17%) Mac OS
15 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (41.21%) Agile
2 313 (17.57%) Software Engineering
3 214 (12.02%) Business Intelligence
4 210 (11.79%) DevOps
5 209 (11.73%) Problem-Solving
6 195 (10.95%) Mentoring
6 195 (10.95%) Project Management
7 194 (10.89%) Information Security
8 190 (10.67%) Analytics
9 174 (9.77%) Full Stack Development
10 165 (9.26%) Decision-Making
11 163 (9.15%) Risk Management
12 156 (8.76%) Microservices
13 144 (8.09%) Scrum
14 143 (8.03%) Coaching
15 140 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
16 138 (7.75%) Cybersecurity
16 138 (7.75%) TDD
17 123 (6.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 120 (6.74%) User Research
Programming Languages
1 271 (15.22%) SQL
2 211 (11.85%) JavaScript
3 201 (11.29%) Java
4 187 (10.50%) Python
5 161 (9.04%) C#
6 129 (7.24%) TypeScript
7 68 (3.82%) Ruby
8 61 (3.43%) ES6
9 53 (2.98%) Go
10 52 (2.92%) PowerShell
11 48 (2.70%) PHP
12 46 (2.58%) R
13 34 (1.91%) C
14 32 (1.80%) C++
15 30 (1.68%) Solidity
16 25 (1.40%) Scala
17 24 (1.35%) T-SQL
18 20 (1.12%) Kotlin
19 19 (1.07%) Clojure
20 14 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 283 (15.89%) Degree
2 126 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 89 (5.00%) SC Cleared
4 67 (3.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 63 (3.54%) CISSP
6 40 (2.25%) CISM
7 24 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
7 24 (1.35%) CRISC
8 23 (1.29%) BPSS Clearance
9 20 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 15 (0.84%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 14 (0.79%) CISA
12 13 (0.73%) DBS Check
13 11 (0.62%) (ISC)2 CCSP
13 11 (0.62%) AAT
13 11 (0.62%) PCI QSA
14 10 (0.56%) CCNP
14 10 (0.56%) MCP
14 10 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (5.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 91 (5.11%) GDPR
3 87 (4.88%) QA
4 71 (3.99%) Accessibility
5 49 (2.75%) Data Quality
6 37 (2.08%) PMO
7 32 (1.80%) NIST
8 24 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 23 (1.29%) PCI DSS
10 22 (1.24%) SLA
11 19 (1.07%) Cyber Essentials
11 19 (1.07%) GRC
12 14 (0.79%) ISO 9001
13 10 (0.56%) Good Clinical Practice
14 9 (0.51%) GMP
15 8 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 8 (0.45%) SOC 2
16 7 (0.39%) NCSC
16 7 (0.39%) SOC 1
System Software
1 103 (5.78%) Docker
2 85 (4.77%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.62%) vSphere
6 9 (0.51%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 9 (0.51%) XenDesktop
7 8 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
8 6 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
9 4 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 2 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.056%) KVM
11 1 (0.056%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.056%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.056%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 182 (10.22%) Kubernetes
2 143 (8.03%) Terraform
3 25 (1.40%) Ansible
4 17 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
5 16 (0.90%) Grafana
6 14 (0.79%) Single Sign-On
7 13 (0.73%) SCCM
8 9 (0.51%) Bugsnag
9 7 (0.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 5 (0.28%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 5 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.28%) Puppet
11 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.17%) vRealize
13 2 (0.11%) Kibana
13 2 (0.11%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.11%) WMI
14 1 (0.056%) SCOM
14 1 (0.056%) WSUS
14 1 (0.056%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 304 (17.07%) Microsoft
2 67 (3.76%) VMware
3 60 (3.37%) Google
4 45 (2.53%) Citrix
5 44 (2.47%) Cisco
6 34 (1.91%) SAP
7 32 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
8 31 (1.74%) NEC
8 31 (1.74%) Oracle
9 27 (1.52%) Adobe
10 25 (1.40%) iManage
11 22 (1.24%) Databricks
12 21 (1.18%) NetApp
13 19 (1.07%) Monax
13 19 (1.07%) UiPath
14 17 (0.95%) ServiceNow
15 14 (0.79%) AppDynamics
15 14 (0.79%) Dynatrace
15 14 (0.79%) New Relic
16 13 (0.73%) FNZ